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Easy Chip and Nut Bread

Details

Time
2 hours 30 minutes
Skill Level
Beginner
Yields
18 Muffins

Personalize this chocolate chip walnut bread and muffin recipe with chopped nuts and your favorite baking chips. Choose any combination of HERSHEY'S Cinnamon Chips, HERSHEY'S SPECIAL DARK Chocolate Chips or HERSHEY'S Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips. Wrap it in parchment paper for a sweet homemade gift.

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
15 minutes
Bake Time
45 minutes
Cool Time
1 hour 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 cups
    all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup
    sugar
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 cup
    applesauce
  • 1/2 cup
    shortening
  • 2
    eggs
  • 1 cup
    HERSHEY'S Cinnamon Chips, HERSHEY'S SPECIAL DARK Chocolate Chips or HERSHEY'S Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips
  • 1/2 cup
    walnuts chopped
  • powdered sugar (optional)
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Step-By-Step Directions

Equipment Needed 
Oven Oven
muffin pan Muffin Pan
Mixing Bowl Mixing Bowl
Mixer Mixer
Measuring Cups Measuring Cups
Rubber Scraper Rubber Scraper
Wire Rack Wire Rack
1

Heat oven to 350°F. Grease three 5-3/4x3-1/4x2-inch mini loaf pans.

Tip

You may also use (3) 5-3/4x3-1/4x2-Inch Mini Loaf Pans, Muffin Tins, or Muffin Cups. 

2

Combine flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, baking soda, applesauce, shortening and eggs in large bowl. Beat on medium speed of mixer until well blended. Stir in cinnamon chips and walnuts. Divide batter evenly into prepared pans.

3

Bake 45 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes; remove from pans to wire rack. Cool completely. Sift with powdered sugar, if desired. 3 small loaves.

Tip

Try making with almonds or pecans in place of walnuts.

Muffins: Line muffin cups (2-1/2 inches in diameter) with foil or paper baking cups or spray with nonstick cooking spray. Fill cups 3/4 full with batter. Bake 18 to 22 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes; remove from pan. Cool completely. About 1-1/2 dozen muffins.

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